A three bedroom detached stone cottage in need of renovation work with good views for sale near Cernache do Bonjardim in central Portugal. The cottage, which is set over two floors, is connected to mains electricity and has a well.
The property is in a secluded position with uninterrupted views across the valley. The property is accessed via a dirt road and is in an elevated position. The property was originally constructed in stone though at some point repair work has been carried out utilising red bricks.
The ground floor of the property has been used for storage purposes only and has a dirt floor, exposed stone walls and a mixture of wooden and concrete beams to the ceiling. The ground floor is divided into two rooms and has also been used for storing and making wine.
The first floor accommodation is accessed as the side of the cottage. There is a rustic style kitchen and three bedrooms to this floor. All rooms have wooden ceilings are would need a good deal of work carrying out to bring them up to a habitable level. The kitchen has an open fireplace and a concrete floor. The bedrooms all have concrete floors and some have exposed stone walls.
Although the property is set over two floors there is a large attic space, with gable end windows, which could also be converted into living accommodation. The attic has a wooden floor and wooden beamed roof and ample head room.
The property is set on a plot measuring 4,960 square metres, which is set on a hillside. There are some terraces in place with mature fruit trees including Strawberry (Arbutus) trees. The property has a large water storage tank for irrigating the land and the soil is good for cultivation.
The property is situated in a country location though is only around two kilometres drive from Castelo do Bode lake. The property is private and does have good views across the countryside.
The closest town to the property is situated at Cernache to Bonjardim, which is around 10-15 minutes drive. Cernache do Bonjardim has cafes, bars, shops, mini-market, pharmacy and schools. The larger town of Serta is around 30 minutes from the property.
Serta has several supermarkets, shops, restaurants, banks, schools, health centres, cafe bars, parks and municipal buildings and is easy to access off the IC8 dual carriageway.
The closest airport to the property is located at Lisbon, which is approximately two hours drive way. Porto airport is slightly further taking approximately two and a half hours. Both Lisbon and Porto airports are serviced by several low cost airlines which operated regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other European countries.
- Price: €24,000
- Ref. no.: 810/12
- Location: Cernache de Bonjardim, Castelo Branco District
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Plot area: 4960
- Status: For sale